Historical Sites In Sweden
- Vallersvik and Borekulla Stugan:
the site of the first Swedish Baptist baptismal service on September 21, 1848.
The first Baptist church in Sweden was formed that same evening in the Borekulla cottage.
Address and Contact information: Vallersvik konferens – och semestercenter,
Box 64 SE-430 30 Frillesás,Sweden phone +46-340-65 30 00
Home page: www.vallersvik.com Email: email@example.com
- Hovrätten, Jönköping
The Appeal Court where F. O. Nilsson was sentence to be banished from the country.
Address and Contact information: write or
call the Jönköping Baptist Church, Fabriksgatan 14
SE-553 18 Jönköping,
Sweden phone +46-36-71 12 87 Baptshovsvagen 29 SE-168 39 Bromma,
Sweden Principal:Mr. Magnus Franzen phone +46-8-546 350 21
- Baptist Mission Exhibition, Bethel, Âkeshovsvägen 29 SE-168 39 Bromma, Sweden Principal:Mr. Magnus Franzen phone +46-8-546 350 21
- John Ongman Memorial, Oviken. Statue, exhibition
Ongman was the first pastor of the First Swedish Baptist Church in St.
Paul and also a pastor of the First Swedish Baptist Church in Chicago,
an energetic evangelist and influential leader of the Swedish Baptists
Contact: Rev. Anders Silverdahl, Joxâsen 480, SE-830 24z
Oviken phone +46-463-101 16
- The City of Arvika
Arvika is the town where John Alexis Edgren was born and
raised. The house is still there, but is a private dwelling and
not accessible to the public. Edgren received the blessing from
his father on his preaching in this house. Edgren’s parents
are buried on the property.
Directions: Arvika is about 45 km west of Hwy 45 on Hwy 61.
- The Baptist Union of Sweden
( 243 church with 17,592 members) Address and Contact information:
Starrbacksgatan 11, SE-172 99 Sundbyberg, Sweden phone +46-8-564 827 00
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Home page: www.baptist.se
- Teologiska Hogskolan Stockholm (THS)
The former Betel Seminariat that trained so many of the early
BGC leaders has now merged with the Mission Covenant
Seminary. They are at the former site of Bethel Seminary, Akeshovsvagen29,
SE-168 39 Bromma. Their web site is www.ths.se.
There is also a music institute and a Bible institute on the
same site as well as a folk high school.
- The Orebro Mission School which broke from the original
Betel Seminariat and formed the more charismatic wing of the
evangelical movement in Sweden is at Astadaisvagen2, Bos 1623,
S-701 16 Orebro. It has merged with twoother groups: The Holiness
Movement and the Free Baptist Union. These three groups have
formed the Evangelical Free Church (Evangeliska frikyrkan)
- First Baptist Church, Stockholm ( Norrmalmskyrkan)
Norrtullsgatan 37, SE-113 27 Stockholm, Sweden Phone: +46-8-545 471 30 E mail: email@example.com Home page: http://www.norrmalmskyrkan.se/
- Uppsala Baptist Church:
Baptiskyrkan, Bangârdsgata 11, Uppsala, Sweden Mailing Address: Box 1605, SE-751 46,phone: +46-18-13 05 65
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Home page: http://www.baptistkyrkaniuppsala.se/
- First Baptist Church in Gothenberg
(Baptistkyrkan Tabernaklet), Church entrance: Storgatan
39, Office: Götabergsgatan 4, SE-411 34 Göteborg,
Phone +46-31-13 80 95 Email: email@example.com Home
- Órebro First Baptist Church
Betelkyrkan, Köpmangatan 19, SE-702 10 Órebro
Phone: 19-611 62 30
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Home page: www.betelkyrkan.se
- Sundsvall Baptist Church, Elimkyrkan, Norra Jarnvagsgatan 16, S-852 32 Sundsvall. Phone: +46-60-61 78 80. E mail: email@example.com Home page: www.elimkyrkansundsvall.se/
- Hyllie Park kyrkan, Elinelundsvagen
55 A, SE-216 23 Malmö. Phone +46-40-37 59 03.
Home page: www.hylliepark.se
- Glanne Kapell (Chapel)
is the brick meeting house where Per Nilsson baptized over 350 converts
in the revivals of 1877 and 1888. The congregation grew to over 400 but
then was decimated by immigration to America. Many from Glanne Kapell
came to Ogema, WI and formed the Swedish Baptist Church there.
Glanne Kapell is on Highway 45 the main north south road in Western
Sweden. 8 km north of the intersection with Highway 61 which is the
main east-west road. The community is Frykerud.